Decks Ran Red, 1958.
I’ve always loved this photo of Dorothy Dandridge relaxing with extras on the set of “Carmen Jones”. What do you think they were talking about? Photo: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
"Miss Dandridge is not only a beautiful woman, but a fine actress, outstanding in her scenes of fear and hysteria," wrote Sara Hamilton in the Los Angeles Examiner, of Dorothy’s performance in The Decks Ran Red.
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A beautiful digital/graffiti art piece of Dorothy Dandridge, entitled Old Meets New, by the very talented Andréa Agosto. Please visit her website www.andreaagosto.com for more beautiful art work.
Publicity still of Dorothy Dandridge, Buck and Bubbles and Louis Armstrong on stage in the film “Atlantic City”, 1944. (Photo by John D. Kisch/Getty Images)
The Dandridge Sisters (Etta Jones, Dorothy Dandridge, and Vivian Dandridge) pictured in a sequence for the two-reel 1938 musical short Snow Gets In Your Eyes. The trio dressed like Swiss milkmaids, and sang the “Harlem Yodel.” Phil Moore who helped them get on the picture arranged the music, and also appeared wearing a Tyrolean hat in the background. pic via lipstickalley
Dorothy Dandridge with director Gerald Mayer on the set of Bright Road (1953). pic via lipstickalley
Dorothy Dandridge was selected as one of “Filmdom’s Famous Five” for 1954, in a poll that was taken by the Hollywood trade publication Film Daily. pic via lipstickalley
Dorothy Dandridge posing on the British sector during a tour of West Berlin, Germany on May 7, 1959. pic via lipstickalley
Another photo of Dorothy Dandridge with John Fulton backstage at the 1956 (29th) Academy Awards ceremony. The ceremony was held on March 27, 1957. pic via lipstickalley